Greece has some of the most amazing spots to watch the sun dip into the sea. Watching a sunset from one of the numerous spots, whether it is a site of an ancient temple or a sandy beach the experience is awesome rendering you speechless. Undoubtedly, Greece offers some of the best places to admire a sunset together with your loved one, especially during your Some of the most popular sunset locations are described below
Sunset at Cape Sounion
Photo by Jeff Lancaster
You can enjoy your romantic honeymoon watching the stunning sunset at Cape Sounion. Cape Sounion is a high rock towering at 70 meters above the Aegean Sea, at the southwest tip of Attica. There are the ruins of the ancient temple of Poseidon that was constructed by the ancient Greeks to honor their god of the seas..
When you reach the temple, you find a good place to witness in amazement the sun casting its romantic orange hues upon the sea before it disappears in the horizon.
After such a captivating moment, you can extend your stay at this romantic spot to a nearby tavern for an equally tantalizing dinner.
Sunset at Oia- Santorini
Photo by Keat Eu Yeoh
Santorini, has become world famous for its unique landscape and picturesque scenery. It attracts couples from all over the world. It is one of the world’s most romantic destination to exchange vows, spend your honeymoon or celebrate your anniversary. Hordes of tourists make their way to balconies and rooftops at Oia or Akrotiri to capture the stunning sunset.
It is especially popular with couples and honeymooners who come to soak in mesmerizing views of the setting sun. One particularly popular hot spot to view the sunset is Oia. From here you can have extremely magnificent glimpses of the sunset with its soft lights glowing over glittering water and the blue and white structures that pervade the area.
A Superb Sunset at Mykonos
Photo by Vasilis Tsikkinis
Often regarded as the jewel of the Cyclades, Mykonos is one of the most famous Greek Islands especially for its great sunset. The best place to immerse yourself in the joy of witnessing the celestial phenomenon such as this is the East Side of Mykonos harbor. There, you get a front-row experience watching the sky behind the “little Venice” and the iconic old windmills getting a tinge of purple as a result of the sun hiding behind the horizon.
Spectacular Sunset at Rhodes Island
Photo by Dimitris Katsaras
Among the pantheon of the Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes is specially perched. It is one of the most popular tourist destination Europe. Not only does the island offer an amazing coast line of sandy beaches and crystal clear waters but it also has exceptional sunsets.
One of the best places to watch the sunset is a small village in the western side of Rhodes called Kritinia. The ancient castle that perched above the village was built in 1472. That castle’s remains give a magnificent background to a colorful sunset. The best place to watch the slow trudge of the magical sun disappearing behind the horizon, as it scatters gold and blue hues.
Sunset at Folegandros
Photo by Nikos Maras
From the Church of Panagia on the highest hilltop in Folegandros you can have a mesmerizing gaze of a phenomenon that is truly the embodiment of all the world’s beauty- the setting of the sun beyond the horizon. Start the climb on the winding path early in the evening to have ample of time to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the sunset. You will have a memorable experience to cherish back home for a long time.